I am searching for some vintage pink tile to replace the broken pieces in our original bathroom.
Aside from asking at The Tile Shop I haven’t really started my search until yesterday.
After work I drove to a suburb of Washington DC to a salvage yard called Community Forklift.
They house a supply of building salvage like radiators, doors, windows, furniture, mantel pieces, plumbing fixtures, etc.
Since I was specifically searching for tile I sifted carefully through the surplus tile aisle.
There was a good supply of vintage white tile including sanitary base and bullnose tiles.
Among the boxes were some interesting mosaics.
I liked this textured yellow tile.
I was intrigued by the wheat stalk listello. Not my cup of tea but interesting.
Finally I spotted just one box of pink tile. I really need bullnoses.
Unfortunately the tile was neither bullnose nor a good match to the tile in the bathroom. so I passed on the $17.50 box of tile.
I’m sure if I had more time I could find something I can’t live without at Community Forklift.
Do you shop salvage stores?